Ministry of Health (Greece)

The Ministry of Health (Greek: Υπουργείο Υγείας), is the government department responsible for managing the health system of Greece. The incumbent minister is Thanos Plevris of New Democracy. The Alternate Minister for Health Services is Mina Gaga [el], and the Deputy Minister for Mental Health is Zoi Rapti.

Ministry of Health
Υπουργείο Υγείας
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Thanos Plevris
since 31 August 2021
AppointerPrime Minister of Greece
Inaugural holderParaskevas Avgerinos
Formation5 July 1982 Edit this at Wikidata
Ministry of Health in Athens

Ministers for Health and Social Solidarity (2004–2012)Edit

Name Took Office Left Office Party Notes
Nikitas Kaklamanis 10 March 2004 15 February 2006 New Democracy First Cabinet of Kostas Karamanlis
Dimitris Avramopoulos 15 February 2006 7 October 2009 First and Second Cabinet of Kostas Karamanlis
Mariliza Xenogiannakopoulou 7 October 2009 7 September 2010 PASOK Cabinet of George Papandreou
Andreas Loverdos 7 September 2010 17 May 2012 Cabinet of George Papandreou until 11 November 2011; Cabinet of Lucas Papademos thereafter
Christos Kittas [el] 17 May 2012 21 June 2012 Independent Caretaker Cabinet of Panagiotis Pikrammenos

Ministers for Health (2012–2015)Edit

Name Took Office Left Office Party Notes
Andreas Lykourentzos [el] 21 June 2012 25 June 2013 New Democracy Cabinet of Antonis Samaras
Adonis Georgiadis 25 June 2013 10 June 2014
Makis Voridis 10 June 2014 27 January 2015

Ministers for Health, Social Security and Social Solidarity (January 2015–September 2015)Edit

Name Took Office Left Office Party Notes
Panagiotis Kouroumplis 27 January 2015 27 August 2015 Syriza First Cabinet of Alexis Tsipras
Athanasios Dimopoulos 28 August 2015 21 September 2015 Independent Caretaker Cabinet of Vassiliki Thanou-Christophilou

Ministers of Health (since September 2015)Edit

Name Took Office Left Office Party Notes
Andreas Xanthos 23 September 2015 9 July 2019 Syriza Second Cabinet of Alexis Tsipras
Vasilis Kikilias 9 July 2019 31 August 2021 New Democracy Cabinet of Kyriakos Mitsotakis
Thanos Plevris 31 August 2021 Incumbent

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